No. 43

 

                  VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 

                         OF THE

 

                    HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 

 

                                                                                                                        

 

 

                                                                              THURSDAY 4 MARCH 1993

 

 1             Meeting of House

                The House met pursuant to adjournment.  The Speaker (Hon. N.T. Peterson) took the Chair                               and read prayers.

 

 2             Murray-Darling Basin Bill

                The Minister of Public Infrastructure (Hon. J.H.C. Klunder), pursuant to notice, moved -That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to approve and provide for carrying out an agreement entered into between the Commonwealth, New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia with regard to the water, land and other environmental resources of the Murray-Darling Basin; to repeal the Murray-Darling Basin Act 1983; and for other purposes.

                Question put and passed.

 

                Bill presented and read a first time.

                The Minister moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

                Ordered, on motion of Hon. D.C. Wotton, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday next.

 

 3             Postponement of business

                Ordered - That Notices of Motion (Government Business) Nos 2 and 3 be postponed and taken into consideration on motion.

 

 4             Supply Bill (No. 1) - Grievance debate

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Speaker do now leave the Chair and the House resolve itself into Committee of the whole for consideration of the Supply Bill (No. 1).

                Debate resumed.

                Question put and passed.

                By leave, House proceeded to the third reading.

 

                Bill read a third time and passed.

 

 5             Police Superannuation (Superannuation Guarantee) Amendment Bill  

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Police                  Superannuation (Superannuation Guarantee) Amendment Bill be now read a second time.

                Debate resumed.

                Question put and passed.

 

                Bill read a second time.


 

 

                                                                                            In Committee

                                                             Clauses Nos 1 to 9 agreed to.

                                                             Title agreed to.

 

                                                                                                                       

 

                The House having resumed:

                Mr Ferguson reported that the Committee had considered the Bill referred to it and had                       agreed to the same without amendment.

 

                Bill read a third time and passed.

 

 6             Suspension and resumption of sitting

                At 12.57 p.m. the sitting of the House was suspended.

                At 2.00 p.m. the Speaker resumed the Chair.

 

 7             Answer to a question

                An answer to a question without notice was tabled by the Speaker.

 

 8             Questions

                Questions without notice were asked.

 

 9             Grievance debate

                The Speaker proposed - That the House note grievances.

                Debate ensued.

                Question put and passed.

 

10           Suspension of Standing Orders

                Hon. D.C. Brown, without notice, moved - That Standing Orders be so far suspended as to                                enable him to move a motion, forthwith.

                Question put and passed, without a negative voice, there being present an absolute majority of the whole number of Members of the House.

 

                Mr S.G. Evans, Recognition of Service - Motion re

                Hon. D.C. Brown then moved - That this House recognises the 25 years of meritorious                        service to this Parliament of the Member for Davenport (Mr S.G. Evans).

                Debate ensued.

                Question put and passed.

 

11           Resumption of business

                Ordered - That Notice of Motion (Government Business) No. 2 be now taken into consideration.

 

                Irrigation Bill

                The Minister of Public Infrastructure, pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to provide for the irrigation of land in government and private irrigation districts; to repeal the Irrigation on Private Property Act 1939, the Lower River Broughton Irrigation Trust Act 1938, the Kingsland Irrigation Company Act 1922, the Pyap Irrigation Trust Act 1923, and The Ramco Heights Irrigation Act 1963; to amend the Crown Lands Act 1929, the Crown Rates and Taxes Recovery Act 1945, the Irrigation Act 1930, the Loans to Producers Act 1927 and the Local Government Act 1934; and for other purposes.

                Question put and passed.

 

                Bill presented and read a first time.

 

 

                The Minister moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

                Ordered, on motion of Hon. D.C. Wotton, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday next.

 

12           Resumption of business

                Ordered - That Notice of Motion (Government Business) No. 3 be now taken into                                 consideration.

 

                Tobacco Products Control (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill

                The Minister of Health, Family and Community Services (Hon. M.J. Evans), pursuant to notice, moved - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to amend the Tobacco Products Control Act 1986.

                Question put and passed.

 

                Bill presented and read a first time.

                The Minister moved - That this Bill be now read a second time.

                Ordered, on motion of Dr Armitage, that the debate be adjourned until Tuesday next.

 

13           Statutes Amendment (Fisheries) Bill

                Order of the Day read for the adjourned debate on the question - That the Statutes                              Amendment (Fisheries) Bill be now read a second time.

                Debate resumed.

                Question put and passed.

 

                Bill read a second time.

 

                                                                                            In Committee

                                                        Clauses Nos 1 to 21 agreed to.

                                                        Clause No. 22 amended and agreed to.

                                                        Clause No. 23 agreed to.

                                                        New Clause No. 23a inserted.

                                                        Clauses Nos 24 to 28 agreed to.

                                                        Title agreed to.

                                                                                                                       

 

                The House having resumed:

                Mr Ferguson reported that the Committee had considered the Bill referred to it and had agreed to the same with amendments.

 

                Bill read a third time and passed.

 

14           Messages from the Legislative Council

                The following Messages from the Legislative Council were received and read:

 

                Public and Environmental Health (Review) Amendment Bill      Message No. 82

                MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council has agreed to the Bill returned herewith, titled an Act to amend the Public and Environmental Health Act 1987, with the amendment indicated by the annexed Schedule, to which amendment the Legislative Council desires the concurrence of the House of Assembly.

                Legislative Council, 4 March 1993                                                                    G.L. Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

                                                  Schedule of the amendment made by the Legislative Council

                Page 1 (clause 3) - After line 19 insert new paragraph as follows:-

                "(ab)     by striking out the definition of "notifiable disease" and substituting the following              definition:-

                "notifiable disease" means -

 

 

                (a)    a communicable disease included in the first schedule;

                          or

                (b)    a communicable disease prescribed by regulation to be a notifiable disease:;".

                                                             J.M. Davis, CLERK OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL

 

                Ordered - That consideration of the Message be an Order of the Day for Tuesday next.

 

                Public Finance and Audit (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill                      Message No. 83

                MR SPEAKER - The Legislative Council does not insist on its Amendment No. 3 in the Public Finance and Audit (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill to which the House of Assembly has disagreed.  The Bill is returned herewith.

                Legislative Council, 4 March 1993                                                                    G.L. Bruce, PRESIDENT

 

15           Adjournment

                The Minister of Primary Industries (Hon. T.R. Groom) moved - That the House do now                       adjourn.

                Debate ensued.

                Question put and passed.

                House adjourned at 6.00 p.m. until Tuesday next at 2.00 p.m.

 

                                                                                                                         

 

                                                               MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE WAS GIVEN

 

For Tuesday 9 March 1993

                Notices of Motion: Government Business -

 

The Minister of Health, Family and Community Services to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to provide for the guardianship of persons with a mental incapacity and for the management of the estates of such persons; and for other purposes.

 

The Minister of Health, Family and Community Services to move - That he have leave to introduce a Bill for an Act to make provision for the treatment and protection of persons who have a mental illness; to repeal the Mental Health Act 1977; to amend the Adoption Act 1988, the Administration and Probate Act 1919 and the Aged and Infirm Persons' Property Act 1940; and for other purposes.

 

                                                                      CONTINGENT NOTICE OF MOTION

 

Contingently on the Murray-Darling Basin Bill being read a second time, Hon. D.C. Wotton to move - That Standing Order No. 364 be so far suspended as to enable Members to speak three times on each proposed clause of the schedule, without a question being put.

 

                                                                                                                          

 

Present during the day - All the Members.

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                N.T. Peterson

                                                                                                                                                                SPEAKER

 

G.D. Mitchell

CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY